Also known as
Northern Catalpa, Western Catalpa, Catawba, Cigar Tree, Early Flowering Catalpa, Hardy Catalpa, Indian Cigar, Shawnee Wood, Catalpa, Bean tree
50 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Bois Chavanon Overview
This is a tall upright rounded spreading hardy tree. It is grown for its foliage and flowers. In mid summer it will bear clusters of tubular, white frilled flowers that have purplish-veining inside. They will bear long thin seed pods which lose their skins when the leaves fall.
How to propagate Bois Chavanon
You can propagate by seeds in the autumn.
The cultivars by softwood cuttings in the summer.
Budding in late summer.
Other uses of Bois Chavanon
Foliage, shade, fragrance, specimen, timber.